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India coronavirus dispatch: The necessity of testing health care employees

A great opportunity to transform India's mental healthcare, nurses resign due to poor work condi-tions & low pay, second chance for Tamil Nadu-roundup of news on how India is dealing with the pandemic Topics Coronavirus | healthcare | Health crisis Opinion This is a historic opportunity to transform India’s mental healthcare system: This is a historic opportunity to invest…

India records biggest single-day spike of new coronavirus cases and deaths

This is the third consecutive day that coronavirus infections have increased by more than 20,000 in the country Topics Coronavirus | India | Health Ministry Agencies  |  New Delhi  Last Updated at July 5, 2020 11:19 IST India’s count of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) reached 673,165 with the biggest single-day increase of 24,850 new cases and 613 deaths, data…

This Week in Apps: India bans Chinese apps, Apple freezes game updates in China, iOS developer backlash continues

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People are now spending three hours and 40 minutes per day…

India Inc’s inward turn

FACEBOOK WAS first to open its wallet. In April the social network said it would spend $5.7bn on a 9.9% stake in Jio Platforms, the digital arm of Reliance Industries, India’s biggest firm. The investment was followed in short order by nine other entities, including global private-equity (PE) giants such as KKR, as well as…

India prohibits TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps over data personal privacy concerns

India has ordered a ban on a total of 59 Chinese apps including viral short-form video platform, TikTok, and social network, WeChat. The country’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology claims these apps were “engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of state and public order.”…

India bans TikTok—plus 58 other Chinese apps

On Monday, India banned TikTok and dozens of other apps made in China, escalating tension between the countries two weeks after a long-simmering border dispute in the Himalayas turned deadly. The news: In a statement, India said the apps “engaged in activities which [are] prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security…

India Blocks Chinese Apps, Including TikTok, After Border Clash

NEW DELHI—India banned dozens of Chinese mobile apps, including widely used TikTok and WeChat, after a border clash between troops from the two countries left 20 Indian soldiers dead this month. New Delhi cited cybersecurity concerns in blocking the Chinese apps from one of the largest and fastest-growing markets in the world. A senior Indian…

India bans 59 Chinese apps yo!

Why the F doesn't the West ban Chinese apps also? I mean fair is fair, they ban Western apps.Also Chinese software is more and more openly malware that strips you or your company of info and sends it to the Commie government. A big company went into China and was told by their Chinese bank…

India obstructs TikTok and dozens of other Chinese apps that the government states present a security danger

India on Monday blocked dozens of Chinese apps, including the popular viral video app TikTok, citing concerns about national security and privacy of user data.  In total, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology listed 59 mobile apps that it said posed a security threat.The move follows major clashes between India and China earlier this month…

Coal India: Here’s why analysts predict a 25% fall in its FY21 earnings

While Q4 was weak, lockdown's impact on volumes, lower e-auction share and higher costs to hit profits Topics Coal India | Coal India results The higher-than-expected fall in Coal India’s net profit for the March 2020 quarter (Q4) impacted street sentiment with the stock down 5 per cent on Monday. The lockdown for nine days during Q4…

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